Lorna is a Senior Associate and accredited specialist in our Employment Law Team, based in Glasgow.
Lorna is recommended in the 2017/2018 Legal 500 Directory, in which she is described as 'exceptional' and a 'pleasure to work with'.
She advises both employers and employees on contentious and non-contentious employment matters and has acted for a diverse range of clients including SMEs, large employers, public sector employers, higher and further education establishments and a High Commission.
Lorna advises clients in relation to a wide range of matters including unfair dismissal, settlement agreements, redundancy, industrial relations, discrimination, whistleblowing, breach of contract claims and the employment law aspects of mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructures (TUPE in particular).
She has appeared at Employment Tribunals throughout Scotland and at the Employment Appeal Tribunal sitting in Edinburgh and has engaged in judicial mediation on behalf of employer clients at the Employment Tribunal. She recently successfully represented a public body in the first appellate level decision on social media misconduct.
Lorna also has significant experience of Sheriff Court and Court of Session cases involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants by way of interdict and/or damages actions. She has also acted for employees in professional regulatory hearings including the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC(S)), the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).